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Undiagnosed Brain Injury Is Behind Soldier's Suicidal Thoughts

An Iraq war veteran talks about his struggles with a brain injury after returning home. (This piece initially aired on Nov. 8, 2014 on Weekend Edition Saturday).
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Fresh Air Weekend: Russell T. Davies, Captain Beefheart And Bruce Eric Kaplan

Davies, who made Queer As Folk, has two new shows premiering in the U.S.: Cucumber and Banana; Critic Ken Tucker profiles the band Captain Beefheart; Kaplan's new illustrated memoir is I Was A Child.
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What China Can Teach The World About Successful Health Care

From free, universal care to for-profit hospitals, China has tried out radically different health care systems in the past 60 years. So what works — and doesn't work — for 1.3 billion people?
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Longtime Couple Found That Clothes Didn't Make The Man

Vietnam veteran Sissy Goodwin has lived his life in a particular fashion for more than 40 years with his wife by his side supporting him. He says she taught him how to love himself.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Graham Yost, Review Of Courtney Barnett, 'American Crime'

Graham Yost stays true to writer Elmore Leonard while making the FX show Justified; Ken Tucker reviews Barnett's first full album; creator John Ridley and actor Benito Martinez discuss American Crime.
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Transcript: NPR's Interview With Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

Ghani spoke with Morning Edition host Renee Montagne.
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It's Not a Junk Drawer. It's An Archive Of An Interesting Life

When spring emerges, it's time to clean, but one place might get a pass: the junk drawer. Consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow says maybe that's OK.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Daniel Genis, 'Seymour' Documentary And Norman Blake

Genis, who served 10 years in prison for armed robbery, writes about prison life; John Powers reviews Seymour: An Introduction; Bluegrass musician Norman Blake releases an album of original songs.
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Transcript: NPR's Interview With Chief Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent remarks regarding a Palestinian state. Read an interview transcript.
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Transcript: NPR's Interview With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep on the heels of a win for Netanyahu's Likud Party in parliamentary elections this week. Read a transcript of the interview.

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